RES: a trip to North Korea

Jim heartfield jim at
Tue Apr 25 03:07:44 PDT 2000

In message <200004250236.WAA21803 at>, Michael Hoover <hoov at> writes
>> NK-style "self-reliance" is a disaster. On
>> all but the most slavishly devoted accounts, the country is
>> desperately poor and governed by a bizarre personality cult.
>> Doug
>Last 'slavishly devoted account' I can recall was Wilfred Burchett's
>_Again Korea_ from late 1960s, a reliable report in its day...

There used to be a North Korean sponsored New Communist Party in Britain, whose leader was Reg Birch, I think. Pretty turgid stuff, mostly. -- Jim heartfield

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